Kalderash of Europe and Lambani of India: Adornment comparison

 

 

Photo credit:  Elena Nazare

http://elena-nazare.blogspot.com/2011_09_01_archive.html

Both groups of people finger twist a small part of hair in the front of the hair line.  Then that twist is braided.    Notice the headscarf worn towards the back of the head and the brightly colored prints.

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Some from both groups will add jewelry clipped to the braids.

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This shows the braiding and adornment of the Lambani

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This is a women from the Banjara group who are related to the Lambani

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